Assistant or Associate Professor

WSU College of Pharmacy
Job Location: 
Spokane, WA
Commensurate with experience


Job Description: 

The College of Pharmacy, Washington State University (WSU) on Riverpoint campus in Spokane, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor (commensurate with experience) in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active, extramurally-funded research program in the general area of pharmacogenetics and genomics, to mentor graduate students and fellows, and to teach in the professional and graduate curricula.


Applicants must have an advanced degree (M.D., PharmD., or Ph.D. in Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, or a related discipline) before date of hire. The Assistant Professor candidate must possess a track record of accomplishment to demonstrate the potential to become an outstanding scholar and educator. The Associate Professor candidate must possess the a track record of accomplishment demonstrating he/she is an outstanding scholar and educator with an active, nationally recognized, extramurally funded, research program. Preference will be given to applicants who have a demonstrated ability to teach pharmacogenetics and genomics at the graduate level.

Contact Information: 

Screening of applications will begin January 16, 2013 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. To apply visit: Applications must include the following materials: 1) A letter of application describing your professional goals, relevant academic preparation, and experience; 2) A current curriculum vitae; and 3) Name, title, organization, phone number and e-mail address for four people willing to serve as employment references.

Please contact Gary Meadows, Associate Dean of Graduate Programs & Scholarship, at for questions or confidential expressions of interest about this position.

About Our Organization: 

The College of Pharmacy currently is co-located on WSU’s main campus in Pullman and its Health Sciences campus in Spokane, and plans to consolidate in Spokane by early 2014. The College’s intent is to substantially build its research and graduate education capacity across its four academic units: Pharmaceutical Sciences, Clinical Pharmacology, Pharmacotherapy, and Nutrition/Exercise Physiology. Areas of special interest include pharmacogenetics and genomics, medicinal chemistry and drug discovery, quantitative methods, and the interface between nutrition and drug therapy.
Complete with a rich cultural scene, historic neighborhoods, urban appeal, and easy access to four-season outdoor recreation, Spokane supplies a high quality of life with a low cost-of-living. The Riverpoint campus, which lies at the heart of the developing University District and enjoys a premier location along the Spokane River, is home to Washington State University Division of Health Sciences and also houses programs from and Eastern Washington University and the University of Washington. Spokane is also within an easy drive of Seattle, Portland, British Columbia, and the scenic playgrounds of north Idaho and western Montana.